Watertown, Massachusetts

Join us as we work to create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.

athenahealth is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our Platform experience team in Watertown, MA. This energetic individual will help scale our identity and access management platform to the next level which currently serves a few millions of users.

The Team:The Platform organization at Athenahealth is looking for a new member for their Identity Services team. This team is focused on becoming the universal identity and access management provider for healthcare. The global login for all healthcare users and applications. Enable access across practices, EHRs, diverse health systems, and other health information data stores (e.g., fitbit or weight watchers). Serve users across the healthcare continuum, from patients and providers, to fitness coaches and billing coordinators.

Job Responsibilities
  • Ability to critique technical documentation as needed
  • Deliver customer value in the form of high-quality software components and services in adherence with RPR policies on Security, performance, longevity and Integration testing
  • Proactively Identifies and proposes new, alternative technology in order to create scalable implementations and achieve results
  • Accurately estimate the size of development tasks in story points, challenge other during estimation
  • Understand and follow coding conventions, architectures, and best practices; hold other members of the team accountable for doing so
  • Write, debug, and deploy code to production; deliver timely fixes
  • Deploy systems to meet availability targets (HA/DR)
  • Adhere to DOD (story definition of done) as part of the sprint, including unit tests, functional testing, code reviews, no regressions, bug fixes, documentation and adhere to best coding practices
Typical Qualifications
  • 8+ years of experience in an engineering role
  • JavaScript experience required
  • Experience in an Agile environment preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Significant software engineering skills and computer science experience
  • Knowledge of modern programming languages such as: Java, Node, React, RESTful API, Perl
  • Knowledge of security standards including: oAuth2, OpenID Connect, SAML as well as healthcare standards like SMART on FHIR a plus
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux, SQL and various other DB technologies
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining services in public cloud like AWS is a Plus
  • Knowledge of microservices architecture, Okta is good to have

About athenahealth
  • Our Vision: To create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.
  • Our Location: This role is based in Watertown, MA, just a few miles outside of Boston. Watertown is our Global Headquarters and our campus, the Arsenal on the Charles, is home to several restaurants, a local gym and large outdoor space. This office also has a cafeteria, coffee café and food trucks that rotate every day.
  • Our Culture: At athenahealth, our employees (or "athenistas") are committed to making healthcare smarter. Our success is dependent on the diversity, collective spirit, and contributions of our people, clients and partners. We value teamwork and believe that the strength of our team comes from supporting each other and leveraging our specialized skills. If you are looking for a company that will enable you to work outside of your comfort zone to transform the healthcare ecosystem, athenahealth is the place for you.
  • Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee wellbeing such as commuter support, collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few

athenahealth is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity-that's why we recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law. We're happy to provide a reasonable accommodation, for those with a disability, to complete any part of the application process. If you are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at

taoperations@athenahealth.com for assistance.

https://www.athenahealth.com/careers/equal-opportunity

Watertown, Massachusetts

athenahealth partners with hospitals and ambulatory customers to drive clinical and financial results. We offer medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services. We combine insights from our network of more than 160,000 providers and approximately 117 million patients with deep industry knowledge and perform administrative work at scale. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com

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